Mary Elizabeth Goldstone

WINSTED – Mary Elizabeth (Chapman) Goldstone, 96, of Prospect Street, died at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital on Feb. 8, 2011, after a long illness.

Born Dec. 7, 1914, in Warehouse Point, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth (Strouse) Chapman and Herbert Chapman. She was the widow of Albert E. Goldstone, who died in 1985.

Mrs. Gladstone worked for the telephone company, retiring in 1973 from SNET after 25 years of service. She was devoted to her family and enjoyed having her large family around her at family gatherings.

She is survived by her children, Mary McDonald of North Carolina, Barbara Asselin and her husband, Maurice, of Winsted, Elizabeth Jenner of New Hartford and Jim and his wife, Anne, of North Carolina and Florida;16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; several nieces and nephews; her daughter-in-law, Suzanne Goldstone of Colebrook; and several stepgrandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son, Albert O. Goldstone, in 1987 and two great-grandsons.

Funeral services and burial will be private. Montano-Shea Funeral Home, New Hartford has care of the arrangements. Visit an online guestbook at montano-shea.com.